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SLS Rocket Now Has Flight Batteries, Work Underway to Get It Ready for August 29 Launch
SLS Rocket Now Has Flight Batteries, Work Underway to Get It Ready for August 29 Launch

2 Aug 2022, 08:37 UTC / NASA engineers are now on the final stretch of preparations for the Artemis I Moon launch, rocket and spaceship getting ready inside VAB

 
It’s Time To Get Fired Up About Artemis I’s Launch, the Next Moon Landing Finally in Sight
It’s Time To Get Fired Up About Artemis I’s Launch, the Next Moon Landing Finally in Sight

31 Jul 2022, 13:31 UTC / If you haven't been paying attention, and we totally understand if you haven't, Artemis I is set to launch its first uncrewed test flight on August 29th

 
Artemis I Is One Step Closer To Launch, the Final One
Artemis I Is One Step Closer To Launch, the Final One

30 Jul 2022, 21:32 UTC / NASA is almost done working on the first Space Launch System rocket (SLS), which is the most powerful rocket that NASA ever built

 
Artemis I Rocket to Spend 4th of July in the VAB, Getting Ready for Moon Trip
Artemis I Rocket to Spend 4th of July in the VAB, Getting Ready for Moon Trip

1 Jul 2022, 12:43 UTC / NASA to start moving the Space Launch System and Orion combo back into the Vehicle Assembly Building on July 1, just in time for Independence Day

 
SLS Test Launch Countdown Stopped at T-29 Seconds. The Thing Leaked Again, So NASA Cheated
SLS Test Launch Countdown Stopped at T-29 Seconds. The Thing Leaked Again, So NASA Cheated

21 Jun 2022, 08:02 UTC / NASA ended the second wet dress rehearsal test of the Space Launch System without declaring a success, rocket leaked again

 
SLS Rocket Spotted in Living Rooms, on Desks, in Parks and Everywhere
SLS Rocket Spotted in Living Rooms, on Desks, in Parks and Everywhere

20 Jun 2022, 08:58 UTC / NASA included last week the Space Launch System rocket and the Orion spaceship in the NASA App augmented reality feature

 
Next Week Is Make It or Break It Time for the Artemis I Mission in 2022
Next Week Is Make It or Break It Time for the Artemis I Mission in 2022

13 Jun 2022, 08:11 UTC / NASA is now planning to conduct the wet dress rehearsal test for the Space Launch System and Orion at the beginning of next week

 
Space Launch System Rocket Is Now Crawling, People Can’t Stop Taking Photos of It. Again.
Space Launch System Rocket Is Now Crawling, People Can’t Stop Taking Photos of It. Again.

6 Jun 2022, 08:32 UTC / NASA rolls out the Space Launch System (SLS) and Orion for the second time, transporter now moving the rocket to the launch pad

 
With the Boeing Starliner Docked to the ISS, NASA Preps SLS Rocket for Rollout. Take Two
With the Boeing Starliner Docked to the ISS, NASA Preps SLS Rocket for Rollout. Take Two

23 May 2022, 11:54 UTC / NASA said over the weekend it plans to roll out the Space Launch System rocket in early June, wet dress rehearsal test coming two weeks after that

 
SLS Rocket No Longer Leaking, More Damage Discovered
SLS Rocket No Longer Leaking, More Damage Discovered

16 May 2022, 07:37 UTC / NASA says it pretty much solved the issues found during the Space Launch System wet dress rehearsal test, more damage discovered during repairs

 
SLS Rocket All Locked Up Inside Now, It’ll Take Weeks to Get Out Again
SLS Rocket All Locked Up Inside Now, It’ll Take Weeks to Get Out Again

27 Apr 2022, 09:07 UTC / NASA finished moving the Space Launch System rocket from the launch pad to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB), to spend weeks there

 
First Major Hurdle for Return to the Moon Is Called SLS, Rocket to Be Removed From the Pad
First Major Hurdle for Return to the Moon Is Called SLS, Rocket to Be Removed From the Pad

25 Apr 2022, 12:39 UTC / NASA is planning to remove the Space Launch System from the pad this week and send it back for repairs, plans to run tests later on

 
Space Launch System Leaks, Issues Seem to Pile Up
Space Launch System Leaks, Issues Seem to Pile Up

15 Apr 2022, 11:50 UTC / NASA once again stopped short of completing a wet dress rehearsal test for the Space Launch System, this time on account of a liquid hydrogen leak

 
NASA Scrubs SLS Wet Dress Rehearsal Test for Now, Unclear What Comes Next
NASA Scrubs SLS Wet Dress Rehearsal Test for Now, Unclear What Comes Next

5 Apr 2022, 07:55 UTC / NASA had a second try at conducting a wet dress rehearsal test for the Space Launch System, glitch and ending work hours cancelled it

 
What Is a Wet Dress Rehearsal Test, And Why It’s Important
What Is a Wet Dress Rehearsal Test, And Why It’s Important

25 Mar 2022, 08:59 UTC / NASA rolled out the Space Launch System rocket to the launch pad last week, now gearing up for the wet dress rehearsal test in early April

 
Time-Lapse Video Shows SLS Moon Rocket Starting Its Journey to the Moon
Time-Lapse Video Shows SLS Moon Rocket Starting Its Journey to the Moon

24 Mar 2022, 10:54 UTC / Video of the Space Launch System rollout at the end of last week shows a journey of several hours compressed in just two minutes

 
Massive Moon Rocket Is Out and About for the First Time, Heading for the Launch Pad
Massive Moon Rocket Is Out and About for the First Time, Heading for the Launch Pad

18 Mar 2022, 07:07 UTC / NASA rolls out the Space Launch System rocket of the Artemis program for the first time, structure on route to launch pad for wet dress rehearsal test

 
NASA Keeps Space Launch System Flight Batteries in Superstore-Like Glass Door Fridge
NASA Keeps Space Launch System Flight Batteries in Superstore-Like Glass Door Fridge

22 Feb 2022, 09:21 UTC / NASA shows how it stores flight batteries for the Space Launch System rocket at 40 degrees Fahrenheit (4.4 degrees Celsius)

 
NASA Contradicts Own Artemis I Launch Timer, to Roll Out SLS in Mid-February
NASA Contradicts Own Artemis I Launch Timer, to Roll Out SLS in Mid-February

12 Jan 2022, 12:31 UTC / The rollout of the Space Launch System for the Artemis I launch to take place sometime in mid-February, official timer says launch scheduled for February 12

 
SLS Moon Rocket, Orion Capsule to Move to Launch Pad Soon, NASA To Make a Spectacle
SLS Moon Rocket, Orion Capsule to Move to Launch Pad Soon, NASA To Make a Spectacle

17 Nov 2021, 10:56 UTC / NASA says it will roll out the SLS-Orion combo to its launch pad by the end of winter, plans to conduct first tests shortly after